They Said I'D Get Used to It

The Clinton Administration's point man on the homeless issue is Housing and Urban Development Secretary Henry Cisneros, who talked recently with correspondent Ann Blackman. Some excerpts:

Q. TIME: Why did you decide to make homelessness your No.1 priority?

A. Cisneros: The second week I was in Washington -- it was last January -- I went out on a cold, cold night with volunteers who take sandwiches and hot tea to the homeless. We found a lady who was eight months pregnant sleeping on the lawn of the Justice Department. And veterans of the Gulf War sleeping on a subway grate across...

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